In partnership with Universal Education Foundation (the Netherlands), Compagnia di San Paolo (Italy), Emanuela Zancan Foundation (Italy), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal), Aga Khan Foundation (Portugal), VBJK (Belgium) and Pedagogical Institute (Slovenia), from autumn this year, ISSA will


ISSA and the Results for Development Institute are happy announce this new global initiative focusing on the Early Childhood workforce.


ALL CHILDREN COUNT BUT NOT ALL CHILDREN ARE COUNTED An open letter to the UN Statistical Commission and Inter‐Agency Expert Group on SDG Indicators 53 signatory organisations as of 20 October 2015 The signatories of this document welcome Transforming


ISSA is proud to have become a member of the Global Coalition Against Child Poverty joining together with an array of likeminded organzations to keep this issue within the global agenda and the national development policies and priorities of many countries.


In a joint statement to European Heads of State, ISSA joins 58 leading organisations in the fields of human rights, child rights, health and social inclusion, including UNICEF, OHCHR to remind them that it is their responsibility and duty to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of every child.


October 17th marks International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the central theme for 2015 is coming together to end poverty and discrimination.


On this international day celebrating the work of the world’s teachers, ISSA restates its commitment to strengthening early childhood development by launching a new initiative aimed at empowering the workforce in early years services. More details coming soon.


From Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


ISSA believes that diversity is a key feature of Europe.


Have a flip through ISSA's 2014 achievements